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Friday, October 29, 2004


Rochdale Maps Crime, Health and More at New Website

Rochdale Council has a new website that provides access to statistics and maps about Rochdale borough. Information and maps detail geographic patterns of crime, education, employment, health, households, population, and local services
Visit the site at Rochdale Maps



Wednesday, October 27, 2004


Nextel GPS Phone

The price of GPS equipment is dropping as the technology becomes more common. This price reduction is also expanding the use of GPS - especially in devices such as telephones. An article in edn.com details how Nexten phones with GPS technology can be used for a variety of purposes.
Read about the Nextel GPS Phone



Tuesday, October 26, 2004


GPS in Archeology

Here is an article that explains how researchers at the University of Buffalo are using geophysics and GPS in archeology studies.
Read more at GPS in Archeology



Saturday, October 23, 2004


Map of Manhattan - Ingenious!

UrbanMapping has created one of the most ingenious maps that I have seen. Their Dynamap of Manhattan provides three different maps on a single surface - a street map, a subway map and a neighborhoods & landmarks map. The map that you see is determined by the angle of viewing.
Check out their flash deomnstrations at UrbanMapping's Map of Manhattan



Wednesday, October 20, 2004


Tropical Storm Ivan Flood Photos

The Pennsylvania Spatial Data Access site has an online collection of aerial photos that depict flooding from Tropical Storm Ivan.
Access photos from Tropical Storm Ivan Flooding Photos



Friday, October 15, 2004


Texas School District Map

The Texas Education Agency has developed a very nice online system for serving school district maps.
You can see it at Texas School District Map server.



Tuesday, October 12, 2004


GPS Use in Suspect Tracking

The use of GPS in tracking the movements of suspects is being tested in the courts. Attaching a GPS device to a car for the purpose of monitoring a suspect has frequently been done without court approval. Cases are now being challenged because tracking the whereabouts of a person could be considered an intrusion of privacy.
Read more about GPS Use in Suspect Trackingat TimesUnion.com



Monday, October 11, 2004


GPS and the Future of Transportation

Jeffrey N. Shane, Under Secretary for Policy at the U.S. Department of Transportation gave a speech titled "GPS and the Future of Transportation" at the Institute of Navigation - GNSS 2004 Conference, Long Beach, California, September 21, 2004. Although much of the speech is off-topic it includes important perspectives on GPS in land, sea and air transportation from a high level person in US Government.
Read more at GPS and the Future of Transportation



Saturday, October 09, 2004


Five Digit Zip Code Maps

If you are looking for a paper zip code map that shows the areas covered by each five digit zip code for an entire state or metro area they can be found at Digital Map Store website. Pictured below is a five digit zip code map of Nashville, Tennessee.
Read more at Five Digit Zip Code Maps



Wednesday, October 06, 2004


Zip Code Map

Here's one of the most ingenious mapping websites that I have seen. It starts with a USA map and zooms in as you type the digits of a zip code. If you want to know where all of the post offices are that have a zip code beginning with a "3" type that in as the first digit and the region will be highlighted.
Try the Zip Code Map Website



Sunday, October 03, 2004


GPS Data for Speeding Ticket Appeal

Geoff Wilson was cited for speeding but used data from his GPS to appeal the ticket. The data showed that he was not travelling as fast reported by the officer who pulled him over.
Read more at the New Zealand Hearld GPS Speeding Ticket Appeal



Saturday, October 02, 2004


Satellite Image Tutorial

If you are going to the Landsat image viewer in yesterday's post a great tutorial for reading satellite images can be found at the NASA website.
Satellite Image Tutorial



Friday, October 01, 2004


Free Landsat Images

NASA has a website where you can view Landsat images online for free. Here is a view of the Finger Lakes area of New York.
Visit the NASA site for Free Landsat Images



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